St. Paul, MN (March 23, 2020) — According to the US Department of Homeland Security, the Critical Manufacturing Sector is crucial to the economic prosperity of the United States.

The Critical Manufacturing Sector has been identified in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) and is composed of four broad manufacturing industries which include:

  • Primary metal manufacturing
  • Machinery manufacturing
  • Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing
  • Transportation and heavy equipment manufacturing

Matsuura USA is designated by the US Department of Homeland Security as “Essential” in our support of the Critical Manufacturing Sector. Matsuura USA is part of the supply chain servicing companies involved in the defense and medical component manufacturing industries.

Functioning critical infrastructure is imperative during the response to the COVID-19 emergency for both public health and safety as well as community well-being.

“The COVID-19 virus directive from the US Government stresses the need for employees in companies such as ours to continue to work to support critical infrastructure as defined by the Department of Homeland Security,” said the Matsuura USA Spokesperson.

We remain committed to our customers and continue to provide the incomparable service, support and parts expected from Matsuura. We are prepared with tools to continue business as usual.

“At Matsuura USA, we supply 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability to many critical manufacturers whose operations are vital,” Matsuura’s Spokesperson explained.

We encourage our customers to contact Matsuura or your exclusive Matsuura Distributor with Sales, Applications, Service and Parts Requests. Whether by phone, fax or e-mail, Matsuura machine tool specialists are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week to advise and assist you in answering questions regarding the operation of your Matsuura machine tools.

At Matsuura, we recognize interruptions to production have a significant impact on our customers’ productivity.  Matsuura USA has an expansive inventory of original, factory authorized parts on the shelf.  We maintain our expansive parts stock for immediate shipment, while minimizing delivery delays or even non-availability.

“We understand how critical the availability of high-quality spare parts is during this crisis and have made a significant investment in spare parts fulfillment. We will respond immediately and swiftly have your shop back to full operation,” the Matsuura Spokesperson continued.

You may also reach your local Matsuura USA Distributor via the website HERE.

All Matsuura USA Departments are available including our service and applications teams, parts shipping and our nationwide sales organization. Please contact us by phone at 651-289-9700 or 800-518-4584 (toll free) or email: [email protected].

“Our team at Matsuura USA sends our gratitude to the essential workers for all their hard work and for putting themselves at risk to protect, serve and provide for their communities. From the doctors, nurses, medical staff, first responders, truckers, delivery drivers, mail carriers, essential retail workers, gas station employees, custodial staff, essential manufacturing workers and so many more,” Matsuura’s Spokesperson concluded.

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.